Meaning of select

se•lect

Pronunciation: (si-lekt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to choose in preference to another or others; pick out.
—v.i.
  1. to make a choice; pick.
—adj.
  1. chosen in preference to another or others; selected.
  2. choice; of special value or excellence.
  3. careful or fastidious in selecting; discriminating.
  4. carefully or fastidiously chosen; exclusive: a select group of friends.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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